Crash results in fatal injuries for Adrian resident
ADRIAN -- An Adrian woman was killed Friday night when the car she was in skidded sideways into the path of an oncoming vehicle.
Mary E. Kellen, 66, was a passenger in a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu driven by her husband, Joseph A. Kellen, 67. The vehicle was southbound on Minnesota 91 north of Adrian when it began to skid sideways, veering into the path of a northbound 1995 Oldsmobile Cutless driven by Tim Peterson, 57, of Hadley. The Cutless struck the Malibu in the front passenger side, according to information from the Minnesota Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at approximately 10 p.m. Check A2 for obituary information.
Joseph Kellen was taken to Sanford Regional Hospital Worthington, then transferred to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. His injuries were listed as non-life threatening.
Peterson, along with his wife Bonnie, 49, and daughter Caitlyn, 20, were taken to Sanford Hospital Luverne, all with injuries listed as non-life threatening.
The snow and ice caused a variety of crashes, rollovers and fender benders over the weekend.
On Saturday, a rollover on Minnesota 86, south of I-90, resulted in a trip to Lakes Regional Healthcare, Spirit Lake, Iowa, for 30-year-old Chancey L. Oddson, who rolled a 2008 Pontiac Vibe at approximately 3 p.m., resulting in minor injuries.
Shortly before midnight, 24-year-old Nathan Thunderhawk-Folks of Pipestone lost control of his 1993 Buick Park Avenue while traveling west on Minnesota 30. The vehicle spun and entered the north ditch backward. Thunderhawk-Folks was taken to the Pipestone County Hospital and treated for minor injuries.
At 1:44 a.m. Sunday, Lisa Krapf, 42, of Jasper, lost control of her 1999 Dodge Caravan while traveling west on Minnesota 269. The vehicle entered the north ditch and rolled onto its roof. Krapf refused medical treatment at the scene and had no apparent injuries.
Shortly before noon on Sunday, a rollover occurred on I-90, west of Worthington. A 2000 Dodge Ram, driven by Erika Camp, 38, of Fairfax, was westbound when Camp lost control and the vehicle rolled onto its roof. She was taken to Sanford Regional Hospital Worthington with non-serious injuries.
At approximately 6 p.m. Sunday, a rollover was reported with a possible ejected victim on I-90. No further information was available at press time.